Tag: Islam

Arab, Islamic Campaign to Isolate Israel at U.N. Dealt a Setback As Israel Wins Key Post

Arab and Islamic countries have witnessed a major setback to an effective, decades-long campaign to isolate Israel at the United Nations, as the reviled Jewish state was elected to head a key U.N. committee for the first time.   Israel’s Ambassador to the U.N. Danny Danon was elected Monday to chair the General Assembly’s legal […]

No letup seen in ISIS terror for US, Western cities

US President Barack Obama offers no clear strategy for destroying ISIS other than predicting a long, hard road for his too-little, too-late military interventions overseas. That was evident from his latest speech Tuesday, June 14. Realizing this, Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Bagdadi still does not feel threatened by military defeat, and whenever his forces […]

FBI to investigate if Orlando gunman’s sexuality was a motive in shooting

The FBI has told members of the LGBT community it will pursue accounts that the Orlando nightclub shooter was partially motivated by internal conflict over his own sexuality, the Guardian has learned.   A conference call held late on Monday pulled together representatives from the FBI and departments of justice and homeland security with 358 […]

Trump adviser to Obama: Even grand imam calls terrorists ‘Islamists’

President Obama unloaded on Donald Trump and other Republicans for criticizing his refusal to label America’s enemy as “radical Islam,” saying that changing the term wouldn’t change anything other than giving more fuel to the propaganda from ISIS and other terrorist groups that the West really is at war with Islam.   But a top Trump […]

Indignant Obama Scolds Trump for ‘Radical Islam’ Taunts

President Barack Obama bitterly denounced presumptive nominee Donald Trump for his repeated challenges to his presidency for not taking the threat of radical Islamic terrorism seriously.Obama appeared to have reached the breaking point, after repeated taunts from Trump reminding his followers that Obama refused to use the term “radical Islamic terrorism.”“There’s no magic to the […]

Donald Trump blasts Barack Obama for afternoon terror lecture after Orlando Shooting

‘I watched President Obama today. And he was more angry at me than he was at the shooter!’ he marveled.   ‘The level of anger – that’s the kind of anger he should have for the shooter, and these killers that shouldn’t be here.’   And the presumptive Republican presidential nominee dismissed Obama’s law-school oration […]

Omar Mateen’s wife may be charged if she knew he was planning Orlando shooting

The wife of the Orlando gunman could face criminal charges if the FBI establishes that she knew in advance he was planning a deadly attack.   Noor Zahi Salman has reportedly told agents that she tried to talk husband Omar Mateen out of the raid on the Pulse nightclub that became the deadliest gun massacre […]

Indignant Obama Scolds Trump for ‘Radical Islam’ Taunts

President Barack Obama bitterly denounced presumptive nominee Donald Trump for his repeated challenges to his presidency for not taking the threat of radical Islamic terrorism seriously.Obama appeared to have reached the breaking point, after repeated taunts from Trump reminding his followers that Obama refused to use the term “radical Islamic terrorism.”“There’s no magic to the […]

Benjamin Netanyahu: Enlightened nations must join together to fight terror

The terrorism that struck in Orlando over the weekend threatens the entire world, and the enlightened nations of the world must unite to fight it, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday.   Netanyahu’s comments came at the start of the weekly cabinet meeting, where he reiterated that “we stand shoulder to shoulder with the American […]

Why Won’t Obama Say Radical Islam?

When Donald Trump blasted President Obama for failing to make reference to Islam in connection with the Orlando nightclub massacre, the GOP’s presumptive presidential nominee was renewing a longstanding criticism of the White House’s carefully calibrated rhetoric about terrorism.   Obama “disgracefully refused to even say the words ‘Radical Islam’,” Trump said in a statement […]